Lithium Americas Corp. [NYSE: LAC] traded at a high on 08/31/21, posting a 1.58 gain after which it closed the day’ session at $19.91. The company report on August 5, 2021 that Lithium Americas Reports Second Quarter 2021 Results.
Lithium Americas Corp. (TSX: LAC) (NYSE: LAC) (“Lithium Americas” or the “Company”) has reported unaudited financial and operating results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021.
The results of the trading session contributed to over 2974877 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of Lithium Americas Corp. stands at 6.49% while the volatility over the past one month is 8.30%.
The market cap for LAC stock reached $2.87 billion, with 119.86 million shares outstanding and 99.85 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 3.52M shares, LAC reached a trading volume of 2974877 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about Lithium Americas Corp. [LAC]?
B. Riley Securities have made an estimate for Lithium Americas Corp. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on March 31, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Cowen raised their target price to Market Perform. The new note on the price target was released on March 10, 2021, representing the official price target for Lithium Americas Corp. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $13.25, while Stifel analysts kept a Buy rating on LAC stock. On October 21, 2020, analysts decreased their price target for LAC shares from 15 to 13.50.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Lithium Americas Corp. is set at 1.28 The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 3.46, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 4.45. Price to Free Cash Flow for LAC in the course of the last twelve months was 133.37.
How has LAC stock performed recently?
Lithium Americas Corp. [LAC] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 11.17. With this latest performance, LAC shares gained by 41.41% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 18.79% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 152.03% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for LAC stock in for the last two-week period is set at 64.57, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 67.53, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 62.40 for Lithium Americas Corp. [LAC]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 15.33, while it was recorded at 18.98 for the last single week of trading, and 15.30 for the last 200 days.
Lithium Americas Corp. [LAC]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Return on Total Capital for LAC is now -12.08, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -13.27. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -21.00, with Return on Assets sitting at -11.85. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Lithium Americas Corp. [LAC] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 63.57. Additionally, LAC Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 38.86, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 37.10. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 63.57, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 38.86.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Lithium Americas Corp. [LAC] managed to generate an average of -$1,181,049 per employee.Lithium Americas Corp.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Current Ratio set at 56.70.
Insider trade positions for Lithium Americas Corp. [LAC]
There are presently around $323 million, or 21.50% of LAC stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of LAC stocks are: INVESCO LTD. with ownership of 2,668,234, which is approximately -7.06% of the company’s market cap and around 16.75% of the total institutional ownership; VAN ECK ASSOCIATES CORP, holding 2,156,430 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $42.94 million in LAC stocks shares; and MIRAE ASSET GLOBAL INVESTMENTS CO., LTD., currently with $20.36 million in LAC stock with ownership of nearly 13.628% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Lithium Americas Corp. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 71 institutional holders increased their position in Lithium Americas Corp. [NYSE:LAC] by around 3,237,705 shares. Additionally, 64 investors decreased positions by around 4,471,298 shares, while 25 investors held positions by with 8,537,780 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 16,246,783 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. LAC stock had 24 new institutional investments in for a total of 582,428 shares, while 27 institutional investors sold positions of 1,799,317 shares during the same period.